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Password secured folder online [on hold]

Does anybody know if there is a way to have a folder with files in the internet where a password (not encryption, just a password) is required? I thought something like a shared folder of Dropbox or ...
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Accessing Dropbox photos sent to me

How does a recipient of photos sent to them by Dropbox access their photos? I seem to remember that there was an icon in the to right hand corner that allowed recipients to download as zip files into ...
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Tracking file downloads from Dropbox

I was wondering if it is possible to track how many downloads were made from a file on my Dropbox. I discovered the Orangedox app and it seems that it is possible to create a link and track these ...
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Deleting Dropbox files from PC, phone, and web

I have 2 Windows computers and 1 Android phone all signed up with my Dropbox account. I want to delete some old photos from my Dropbox account (I already have them manually copied to a different ...
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How can I see how much space I am using on my Dropbox for Business account?

My University signed up for a Dropbox for Business account. I would like to know how much space I am using on this account. Looking at https://www.dropbox.com/account#work, I can see the space used by ...
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How to make Dropbox “ignore” specific folders in the sync [migrated]

I tried using Dropbox to sync my computer's code files, however it syncs everything. I want to be able to configure Dropbox not to sync folders with specific names like ".git" and/or "target" as ...
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Sharing notification mails from Dropbox

Quick question. Right now, when I send a bunch of people a link that I'm sharing from Dropbox, I don't get any "talkback" email confirming that the link was sent, and none of the people I'm sending ...
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Can't see how to download large files from Dropbox

I cannot see how to download some videos to my Dropbox. Somebody shared a folder of videos with me. If I try to download the whole folder, I get an "error message". The zip file is too large, ...
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Copying Dropbox links in bulk

I have uploaded my folder, which contains over 400 images, to Dropbox and now I need to copy all these images’ Dropbox links in Excel. Copying the links one by one & pasting them in Excel is a ...
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Collaboration with Dropbox Business

We've just started to use Dropbox Business. Our files are organized in subfolders, for example: Clients > Company-A > Design Clients > Company-A > Development Clients > Company-B > ...
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Don't sync local copy to Dropbox

Dropbox has a nice feature "Selective Sync" that allows you to choose which of your folders on Dropbox's servers should be synced with you local computer. I would like to do the opposite. I have ...
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Why can't I delete the special “Public” or “Photos” folders from Dropbox?

When I delete the special "Photos" or "Public" folders from my Dropbox (latest client v2.10.52, Win7, 64-bit) they reappear a few seconds later. This is rather frustrating, as I don't use these ...
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How can I re-upload photos with Camera Upload in Dropbox?

As stated in Dropbox FAQ: Camera Upload tries to be smart about not uploading the same photos and videos more than once. It will not re-upload these files even if you move, rename, or delete ...
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Can I add multiple email accounts to the same Dropbox account?

I have both a school email and a Gmail account, and I'd like to be able to associate both to the same Dropbox account (so that people who know my school email can add me to shared folders etc. without ...
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How do I make sync to Dropbox folder Camera Uploads bi-directional?

I am using automated upload of my pics to Camera Uploads folder in Dropbox, which would be a great service if only I didn't need to go through my photos twice. If I clear the bad ones from my phone ...
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Dropbox - Sharing files or links

I want to be able to share files on dropbox for people to view, but i don't want them to be able to download the file. How can i accomplish this? Thx
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“Attach” comments or discussions to files

I am looking for a way to record discussion about documents within a shared Dropbox folder. I'm hoping to have such comments "attach" to the document rather than having to achieve it within another ...
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Dropbox error about monitoring file system

Dropbox gives me pop-up errors about not being able to monitor the file system (that quickly disappear) when it starts up but it still seems to work ok, why is that?
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How do I clear notifications in Dropbox?

I want to remove the notifications which I got in my Dropbox when someone shared with me a file or a folder. The notification is still visible even though the file or folder is no longer shared with ...
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Allow an anonymous person to upload to my Dropbox folder

Is it possible to allow an anonymous person to upload to my Dropbox folder? If it is possible and someone wants to upload data to my public folder, can I limit the size of the file or the folder?
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Dropbox + personal website [duplicate]

I just found out DropBox(free) and I'm not sure if using it as a private storage for file uploads for a website is allowed and is not considered an abuse of their service. For example, a blogger ...
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How do I view photos in Dropbox that were saved as zip files?

I have some Dropbox files that downloaded as zip, but they are actually photos and I can't view them. How can I view them or save them in the Dropbox photo folder?
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When sharing a Dropbox folder, whose quota is “billed”?

I shared a Dropbox folder with another user. Who "owns" the files there? Whose quota will this come out of?
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Seeing which photos I sent to whom on Dropbox

I'd like to know what photos, videos, files have I've sent to whom. I notice just after sending something, I see in green above how many photos I've sent to "x" email address, but after the fact, I am ...
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Change modified date for files in dropbox

Is there a way to change the modified date for files in Dropbox when viewed in the web viewer like the image below ?
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See all of the shared files in a Dropbox account

Is there a way to see all of the shared files in my Dropbox account? I'd like to see which folders I've shared with people either by inviting them or just by sharing a link to that folder/file.
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Do Google, Yahoo, Microsoft read Dropbox links?

When a link to a Dropbox file or folder is sent by gmail, outlook.com or yahoo mail, is the content in the link read (i.e. processed) by Google or the other providers software?
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How to move Dropbox “Camera Uploads”?

I am a fan of Dropbox's new automatic camera uploads feature. However, I am not so keen on the name of the directory itself. Is there a way for me to rename "Camera Uploads" to something else? Simply ...
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How can I update a file in Google drive which I have sent in an email?

I sent an email with link to a file in my google drive. I now update my file, but Google drive create another file when I upload again. This means that the link in my sent email still points to the ...
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Pointing Dropbox to a folder that was restored back to its setup location, contents the same as online, will syncing be minimal?

I had a Dropbox folder setup for one of my Ubuntu user accounts. I had to move the folder elsewhere, temporarily as I had to delete the user account and then recreate it, due to an entirely separate ...
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How can I publish a word document on the same URL but changing content from time to time?

I have a very simple thing to do which suddenly became hugely difficult. I need to publish a word document on the same URL but I will change its content from time to time. Solutions I tried so far: ...
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How do I remove a very large folder on Dropbox?

My Dropbox folder is duplicated in Dropbox in another folder called dropbox. When I try to delete it from Dropbox online I get a message that it is too large to remove. How do I remove this folder? ...
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How to create a new share link for Dropbox folder in Orangedox

Is it possible to create a new share link for a Dropbox folder with Orangedox?
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Duplicate Photos in Dropbox

I have a lot of Duplicate Photos in my Dropbox, sometimes 4 Dups, whats the best/easiest way to get of them?
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How to sync files from OneDrive to Dropbox?

I want to sync photos I shot from my Lumia phone to Dropbox. Only using OneDrive can upload them automatically, so I want to sync them from OneDrive to Dropbox. I try to search on IFTTT but I can only ...
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How do I know if someone deleted/quit the shared folder in Dropbox?

I shared (I'm the owner) a Dropbox folder with a friend before. We had an argument. So, we haven't talked to each other for a while. When I checked my Dropbox, I can still see that I'm sharing the ...
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In Dropbox, why are some of the photos in 'Personal Photos' not showing in the Files section? [closed]

Pretty much as the title says. There are more photos in my 'Personal Photos' folder than there appear to be in the folder I created in 'files'. And I can't see those photos anywhere else. BUT The ...
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How do I delete Dropbox files and photos without deleting them from my PC? [duplicate]

How do I delete Dropbox files and photos without deleting them from my PC? I have already unlinked my PC from Dropbox in the security settings.
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Use IFTTT to add file from RSS item's URL to Dropbox

I'm trying to setup a recipe to download a torrent file automatically to my Dropbox. Pretty much like this one but with another RSS source. This recipe works fine if the entryUrl is a direct download ...
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How to delete all files from Dropbox via the web interface

I want to delete all of my Dropbox files (before I delete my account). I want them to be removed from any kind of history too. But I have already uninstalled the Dropbox software from all devices. ...
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Dropbox: shared wedding photos & someone elses photos

A photographer shared all the photos of wedding with daughter, who shared them with me. It appears that he also shared several other events, which I would like to remove and I don't/shouldn't want ...
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How to load a Dropbox file over http instead of https? (non-secure)

I'm trying to view a website that's on my Dropbox public folder. This website has some Google fonts that are being loaded externally, and apart from these fonts, most of the website is within the ...
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Syncing a specific Dropbox folder to Copy

I used Dropbox for 2 years and I now use Copy instead for larger storage. But I would like to keep synchronization with some shared Dropbox folders (like my school promotion's one). I was hoping to ...
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How to analyze size of files in Dropbox

I have reached free storage limit of Dropbox and need to delete the files to make space. Is there a way one can analyze the size of files on Dropbox using its web interface? I can do it using ...
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File-sharing service with predictable URLs? [closed]

Can anyone recommend a file sharing service that assigns predictable URLs to files based on filename? Dropbox did/does this with their "public" folder concept (the URL is a constant prefix appended ...
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If I delete the files on my computer’s Dropbox folder does it delete them from Dropbox?

I want to free up space on my computer but I still want to keep the files on Dropbox. If I delete them from my PC’s Dropbox folder do they get deleted off Dropbox as well?
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Migrate files from one cloud storage provider to another

Is it possible to directly move files from one cloud storage provider to another, bypassing the bandwidth-intensive step of downloading the files locally and then re-uploading them? In other words, ...
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My Dropbox shared folder is not syncing to my second computer

I have created a shared folder, but it is not syncing to my second computer. Everything else does, but not that folder.
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Can't see a folder people shared with me in my own Dropbox folder

Someone shared a folder with me on Dropbox and I can’t see this folder in my Dropbox folder at home. I have to access it through the Dropbox website. I thought it was supposed to be visible on every ...
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Where can I find my Dropbox public folder URL?

I want to share my public Dropbox folder, but I can't seem to find what it's URL is. So where can I find it?